Does a Hidden SSID Make You Feel Safe? It Shouldn’t. Here’s Why.

Dror Liwer blog

Do Hidden SSIDs Work? The logic makes sense: If it can’t be seen, it can’t be attacked. But that logic doesn’t always work with wireless SSID. Many businesses and individuals hide their SSIDs (known fully as a Service Set Identifier) with the hope of eluding hackers. A prevailing theory in security has long held that by cloaking an SSID, hackers …

Ever Wondered What Commjackers Can Actually See When They Hack Into Your Device?

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If you’ve been following this blog, you’ll be very well-versed in the dangers of connecting to public WiFi and cellular networks. Yes, there is a very real possibility commjackers can eavesdrop on your online activity, putting your personal information and sensitive data in the wrong hands. But what exactly do commjackers see and what can they access when commjacking and …

Attended the Rugby World Cup? Now Is the Time to Digitally Disinfect Your Smartphone

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Few experiences unite people from around the world as indiscriminately as the Rugby World Cup. Perhaps because like all major sporting events, it’s the ultimate shared experience capable of turning people with very little in common into comrades. Thanks to technology and social media, fans can share their thoughts and reactions in real-time as try-by-try commentary. More than just passive …